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>> reporter: a sphaks police officer shoots and kills a suspect. we'll tell you how it's linked to the game last night. giants continue their even- year playoff magic. the team moves another big step toward the world series with a big win last night. >> a stanford professor received a thrilling phone call this morning. he just won the nobel prize. you will hear about his bork and you will also hear from him and his work. and air tanker crashing near yosemite while fighting wildfires. what we're finding out about the pilot who was killed.
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we're live in san francisco where police are investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened just blocks from last night's giants' game. coming up in two minute, why officers were keeping a close eye on three men near at&t park. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve you have a lot to tell us. >> i do but i have to do it in 30 seconds. fog is in place. what eclipse? what full moon? i can't see a thing. if you didn't have the fog, it was a pretty good show overnight. the full moon is there. the eclipse is gone. the fog is making more of a push here today. 50s on the temperatures or 40s. still 46, santa rosa, novato,
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48. we have a lot of fog out there. it's working its way in parts of the san pablo bay for some areas that haven't seen in a while. low clouds. it will be cooler inland with 80s. 60s, 70s by the water. here's sal. we have a lot of slow traffic now approaching san francisco from the east bay. starting off at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a 35 to 40- minute drive time from this point across the bridge to the other side and once you are on the bridge, it actually looks okay getting into san francisco as you can see, traffic is moving along nicely but just below here on embarcadero and bryant, san francisco fire department is dealing with an injury crash at that intersection. you may want to avoid that area. it could be slow there on embarcadero at bryant. also, looking at some of the
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other commutes, the 580 commute here as you drive out of the livermore valley is the slowest. you are gonna she traffic slow in hayward and fremont. it's moderate on the san mateo bridge over to san mateo. 7:02. back to the desk. >> thank you, sal. gunfire erupted outside at&t park last night near the end of the giants' playoff game. police shot and killed one car burglary suspect and wounded another at jack london alley and bryant street. that's where many fans parked their cars before heading to the game. ktvu's tara moriarty is on the scene with the moments leading up to the shooting. good morning, tara. >> reporter: good morning. officers were patrolling this area specifically looking for car burglars or any other type of criminal that might strike while fans were inside the ballpark watching the giants' game. they did notice a suspicious car patrolling this area around here casing the area, and they noticed that three suspects got out of the car, went and broke into a car parked in that
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alley. police say the thieves returned to their car after burglarizing the mercedes. as officers approached the suspect's car, they noticed the that the driver had a handgun. police say the driver refused to drop his weapon, forcing the officer to shoot in self- defense. >> the officer fearing for his safety fired upon the driver, striking the driver and another -- we don't know -- if it was a round from the driver or another round struck the passenger. >> reporter: the driver died at the hospital. the passenger shot in the upper body is expected to survive. a third suspect was caught of a running from the scene during the shooting. police recovered the suspect's gun and all of the stolen items from the suv. the officer who opened fire has been paid on ten-day leave which is standard protocol. officers are trying to get surveillance video as well as cell phone video. they ask if anyone was in the
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video when the shooting happened and happened to be shooting the scene, that would be helpful in the investigation. i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. san francisco police were involved in another deadly shooting two weeks ago. yesterday, the medical examiner confirmed the man who was killed was 34-year-old giovanni sandoval. he's accused of carjacking an suv in the east bay. then leading police on a chase across the richmond/san rafael and golden gate bridges. police say they shot him after he fired shots at a bystander and then threatened police. 7:05. new this morning, a bay area professor woke up to good news this morning. he just won the nobel prize for chemistry. the stan fard educator is in brazil. but we talked to him a little while ago on skype. janine de la vega was also able to talk to his wife as well. you are live in los altos. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning,
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dave. yes. we're here at the william of william merner. he and his wife are thrilled. now, she's been awake since 3:00 a.m., she was the one who got a phone call at 3:00 a.m. informing her her husband had just won the nobel prize. she immediately called her husband overseas and broke the news. the national -- the the royal swedish academy of sciences awarded merner the nobel prize for his work in developing new methods to allow microscopes to define details into the nano dimension. for a long time, optical microscopes were limited into how small they were able to see things. but they were able to surpass the limit. scientists can now see how molecules can track protein involved in parkinson's app and huntington's disease and are able to track cell divisions.
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here's what merner told us on skype. >> the study of science is incredibly exciting. i'm concerned not enough people are studying science these days. i encourage everyone to ask the question, how does this worker? >> pretty excited i'm incredibly proud. we've sent him an e-mail blast from my family. >> reporter: his we sharon there -- wife sharon there. she says her husband will be flying back to the u.s. tomorrow. i asked her how they were going to celebrate. she said they were definitely going to go out to dinner. they are just honored. janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. thank you. 7:07. police in palo alto now investigating the second case of indecent exposure against a young girl. this happened just after 6:30 yesterday evening at byron
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street and seal avenue. police say a 10-year-old girl was out walking her dog when a man stopped his car beside her and exposed himself to her. now, that man described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s. he had brown hair. he was driving an older model, white volvo four-door sedan. over 24 hours before that, a man exposed himself to a 14- year-old girl a couple of blocks away at the intersection of embarcadero road and bryant street. now, in that case, the man had a similar description but he was driving a nay i have blue full -- navy blue full-sized pickup truck. a police sketch is expected to come out later today. police in palo alto also increasing patrols in the downtown area after several break-ins targeting rental cars. police say eight cars were burglarized within two hours monday evening. this happened at two parking garages. one on had i street. the other on webster street. police say most of the cars
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were rental cars and the thieves stole laptops and tablets left out in plain view. thieves robbed a hayward food bank leaving volunteers there scrambling to serve the needy. sometime between sunday night and monday morning, someone stole this van. the south hayward parish uses it to pick up food from area businesses and stock its pantry. the group says someone also stole cash and bus passes from its office on patrick avenue. without the van operations of the food pantry are at a near standstill. >> i want to get through this week, maybe next week with volunteers. of a that, i'm not sure what we'll do. >> the food pantry serves 100 pantries a day, four days a week. 15 cars ended up with flat tires after a car crashed on the freeway in danville. around 9:30 last night, a car rammed into the center divide on northbound interstate 680 near the sycamore valley road offramp. wreckage was scattered all over
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the roadway. that caused flat tires on over a dozen cars driving by. while no one was injured, the northbound road was closed. for 90 minutes as cleanup crews cleared up the mess. 7:09. a haunted house attraction in sacramento based on a serial killer, it's upsetting some people whose loved ones were the victims of that serial killer back in the 1970s. >> the ultimate halloween event. >> now, the haunted house website used to advertise this attraction. it was based on the serial killer named richard tren on chase. he was convicted of six violent murders in the span of one month. he was known as the vampire of sacramento. two of his victims were david rolens and his pregnant wife and unborn child. >> it was horrifying that everybody else somehow is making some kind of situation, money, whatever you want to call it off of other people's
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grief. >> now, he says that even after 36 years that murder is still haunting him. he says it doesn't need to haunt anyone else. this morning, the haunted house website no longer makes any reference to chase. it now says the attraction is based on fictional serial killers. we're following developing news from san francisco. firefighters are responding to reports of a carbon monoxide alarm going off at an apartment building. the alarm went off a short time ago at a building on taraville street near 22nd avenue in the city's sunset district. carbon monoxide is a gas that can be toxic but at this point, there are no reports of any injuries ktvu's alex savidge is heading to the scene and will have a live report later this hour. 7:11. parked cars, getting flooded in mill valley. coming up in 20 minutes, what caused that mess out there and how drivers say this could have been prevented. the rumors are swirling
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since north koreaian kim jung un has not been seen in more than a month. up next, the signs some are pointing to that suggest he may have been overthrown or even killed. >> we're looking at a commute where traffic is slowing down in san jose along downtown freeways. northbound 280 is slow getting up to highway 17. we'll tell you more about the south bay commute. well, a banner morning here. we had the full moon, the eclipse, the blood moon. now we have sunrise which actually overlapped the moon set. that doesn't happen very often but it happened today. we'll take a look at the forecast and also a huge typhoon in the western pacific.
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american. >> the flames of war are only beginning to intensify. >> the fbi is using facial recognition technology and voice analysis to try to identify the man. in the video, he first speaks in arabic, then in english. the fbi has posted portions of the isis video on its website asking people to submit tips about the man's identity or any other americans who have traveled or are planning to travel overseas to fight with terrorist groups. rumors continue to swirl around the health and political future of nowk yan leader kim jung un. there's now speculation from south korea that he might be sick or was toppled from power. he's not been seen in public for more than a month and his absence at a major event two weeks ago is fueling even more speculation that he may have been overthrown in a coup. newspapers in south korea have reported the 31-year-old suffers from gout and had broken both ankles because he had gained so much weight.
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7:15. more this morning about the crash of a calfire air tanker that killed the pilot. it happened yesterday afternoon near highway 140 near the town of forrester in mariposa county. several witnesses say they saw that plane go down. they heard a loud boom followed by a large plume of smoke. christien kafton, live in the newsroom now where we're waiting for some new information from calfire. >> yes, we've learned that calfire will be holding a briefing at 8:00 this morning. we expect to learn more about the progress on the fire. that crash and hopefully more about the pilot. investigators say they now know the identity of the pilot who died in the crash. that pilot family has requested the name not be released until they can notify all members of their family. we have new video this morning from near the fire. you can see there's flames visible in the area. state 140 is closed at the park entrance. although calfire is not confirming the i tid of the
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public -- identity of the public, there are reports that he was from the bay area. we have video of battling a different fire last month. this tanker was used to battle wildfires. we know the pilot worked for dyncorp, the contractor, which provides pilots for fixed wing firefighting efforts for calfire and that plane had been brought in to provide air support against the dog rock fire which began yesterday afternoon. several witnesses said they saw that plane making a low pass before going down. those witnesses said they heard a loud boom and a large plume of smoke. >> i didn't know what kind of aircraft did crash but it was obvious to me it was an aircraft because of the change in the smoke color. it was black smoke. >> we've learned that ntsb investigators are due on the scene later on this morning to begin their on-scene investigation. again, that press briefing set
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for 8:00. we'll monitor that and bring you the latest details as we learn them from that briefing. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. let's check in with sal right now. you are saying drive times are increasing on the eastshore freeway. >> it sure is. on the eastshore freeway, the drive time has doubled on 80 westbound driving from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze. started off at about 16 or 17 minutes. now we're more than double as you drive down to the toll plaza. a lot of people getting on the road a little bit late. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a 30-minute plus delay getting into san francisco. we promised you a look at the south bay and 280 northbound, you will see so traffic from 101 into cupertino. northbound 85 is slow as you approach saratoga and 101 is slow approaching sunnyvale. they are all slow but we don't have any crashes along the stretch. 7:18. let's go to steve. all right, sal. thank you. there's a lot more fog this morning. some of you saw the eclipse.
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others, i couldn't see across the street there was so much fog. this is supertyphoon bong fong. it's heading towards typhoon. wind is 155 to 180 miles an hour. however, it's expected to take the turn and go north towards southern japan. for those of you with a barometer at home, the central pressure is 900-millibars or 26 .58. this is a monster of a typhoon. we'll have to see what happens and not only after it starts to move north but when it turns extra tropical. this is a lot of energy a has can up to across the pacific -- has to come across the pacific. we'll keep an eye on that. it looks like it will take it over southern japan in the next 24, 46 hours. there's a lot of fog. it's been out there. it's making a little bit of a push here. that is the sign that it will be cooler inland. it's not so much a front or anything coming in. it's just the high-pressure system is weakening. we're starting to see this fog
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bank lift a little bit. it's been held in check by very warm air aloft. tropical storm, simon is falling apart. but it's sending out a lot of moisture towards arizona. it looks like another round of very heavy rain for phoenix. whos and 50s on -- 40s and 50s on the temperatures. very cool for some. upper 50s for a few. 60s and 70s, higher elevations. sebastopol 46. calistoga, 60. west at sfo, east at hayward. so there's still a slight offshore breeze. that's really -- and the fog is like come on, man. low 60s on the temperatures from bodega bay. san francisco buoy to monterey, they've been holding steady all week long. they are well above average. it's because we haven't had any northwest wind or upswelling. 33 in tahoe. monterey, 54. l.a. 64. we had 20s up in north dakota this morning. now 30s there. bismarck and minneapolis.
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very, very cool. a couple of systems, one went through the great lakes northeast now wrapping back up into canada near quebec. another system dropping out of canada and heading to the northern plains and then the remains of simon moving into the four corners. there will be a lot of rain with this. look how things are lighting up just to the southwest of phoenix. this will be a big rainmaker as it moves through the four corners. we have a lot of fog. each day it's coming up. it's a sign of a cooler pattern here until the weekend and then it looks like a quick warmup. maybe some rain next wednesday for those of you who need to do the rain chance. 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s. still a couple of 90s. but a lot of 70s around the bay. walnut creek at 86. east san jose will be about 85, 86. santa clara, 83. 82 sunnyvale. 83 redwood city,woodside. 60, very foggy in daly city, also pacifica and half moon bay. same for san francisco. we're getting there. slow process. inland temperatures will cool down. quick warmup on the weekend.
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it looks like cooler again by monday or tuesday. 7:21. a san francisco woman really re- igniting the debate over the right to die. >> i was diagnosed with cancer and told i was terminally ill. >> she's made a controversial decision. coming up in 20 minutes how she intends to spend her last days. developments in the case of a teacher accused of molesting a student. the new allegations he's facing this morning. female announcer: save up to 35%!
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yesterday, new court documents showed that a 12-year-old former student is reporting similar claims. >> it's very disturbing. any time there's a violation of trust like this involving a teacher and a student. >> talked to his colleagues. he's an outstanding teacher. he's been active in the union. >> he's being held without bail. he's expected to entry plea in the next week. giants are one step closer to another world series appearance. how the bay area is celebrating their big win. and we do have a lot of slow traffic popping up almost everywhere in the bay area, including san jose. we'll take another look at some of the south bay commute -- coming up. last couple of days, it's been fog. it's right down on the ground. it's a little higher. more of a low cloud deck. that means it will be cooler inland. we'll have the temperatures coming up. insurance companies are spending millions of dollars
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it is 7:30. good morning. welcome back to "mornings on 2." it's wednesday, october 8th. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. let's check weather and traffic. i just went outside, nice and comfortable, steve. congratulations. >> thank you, dave. i planned it that way. can you guys take a picture of that fog at the golden gate? can you do that?
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i know it's not easy. can you do that? yes, you can. thank you. thank you. haven't seen that. have you been on vacation or something? it's been on the coast. just has not making much of a push inland. it needs to get down here to cool down the inland areas. you can see the low cloud deck. the fog and low clouds starting to make its little push here. 40s and 50s. the mornings are cool, yet the afternoons have been very warm. pittsburg, brentwood, 64. san ramon, 53. alamo is 53. la fayette says 55. any delta breeze, waiting. still 12. it's on the cusp. if it goes below 10 looks like a couple of degrees cooler for inland temps. it's p been very cool for some. very warm for us. it looks like things are finally changing. fog, low cloud deck. sunny, warm but cooler by the coast and a little cooler inland. more 80s now. 60s, 70s, coast and bay.
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here's sal. we're starting with breaking news in san francisco, where there -- or apparently, there's been a boat accident near pier 52 just after 6:00 this morning, san francisco fire department received word that there was a crash of a boat just outside that pier. when firefighters arrived, they found a large debris field, unfortunately, they did find a person in the water who was declared dead at the scene. we do have a crew on the way. the fire department is still investigating this incident. you will see some activity near pier 52, which is south of at&t park. it's not causing a major distraction to some of the city streets nearby. let's go back to some of the commutes here, the bay bridge toll plaza, backed up for a 25, 30-minute delay. traffic is okay once you make it onto the bridge and into san francisco. san jose has been slow. 280 right after 101. stop-and-go traffic. most of that traffic is going to be slow until past the
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lawrence expressway. 101 is slow approaching 880 interchange. 7:32. back to the desk. >> all right. thank you, sal. we want to update the developing news from san francisco. we first reported 20 minutes ago, firefighters are responding to reports of a carbon monoxide alarm going off at an apartment building in the sunset district. ktvu's alex savidge joins us live now from the scene on taraville street good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we just found out in speaking with the battalion chief that an elderly man who lives here in the apartment died here while trying to evacuate this building. here's the building behind us here. the fire department is trying to figure out if, in fact, the man's death was related to the carbon monoxide leak inside the building. at this point, they don't think it necessarily was but they will be investigating. this was a 95-year-old man who was one of many people inside this building who evacuated early this morning around 5:00 this morning, when some carbon
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monoxide detecters went off inside the building. this man came out of his unit apparently and that's when he collapsed. he was treated by paramedics here at the scene but he has suffered cardiac and died. again, the coroner will try to figure out exactly the cause or the nature of this man's death, if it was, in fact, connected with the carbon monoxide leak inside this building. the place has been evacuated. they are now checking all of the units to make sure it's safe to go back inside. we'll work it get more information from the fire department and have another report. for now we're live in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. another high tide expected early this afternoon . and a mill valley parking lot may be flooded. this video is from last november. this is at park in ride, flood -- flooded out there. yesterday it happened again and caught some people by surprise and some cars were damaged.
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brian flores is at the parking lot right now. in a couple of hours, brian, water is expected to rise again. >> reporter: good morning, dave. when we talked to several drivers, they are surprised they weren't warranted about. we're live at the parking right here in mill valley. this area is subject to flooding. typically when it rains or there's high tide or the kings tide rolls through. and that's what happened here. some drivers were warranted as they normally -- weren't warned as they normally would be. >> reporter: this is video of drivers taking their chances about the high tide expected to roll through here later today just before noontime. that could potentially damage several cars here at the park in ride in mill valley. what happened yesterday, there was a high tide of 6.2 feet. several cars parked here were damaged in the lot as the water reached the floorboards. the marin independent journal also reported that one car
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stalled and had to be towed because it had a lot of water damage. there are permanent warning signs saying that the lot is subject to flooding but there's also an electronic sign that gives more up to date information. people tell the paper it wasn't on. some drivers we spoke with know how bad the parking lot can get. one man had his suv damaged in this lot because of this. >> the storm came in during very high tide and the water level was way over my door level in my suv. >> reporter: wow. >> so i lost it and i think 30 some other cars lost it, they were destroyed. >> this is a routine. it happens when the high tides come. you kind of know to expect it. >> reporter: many commuters say they are surprised because usually it will typically flood much later in the year, especially when it rains. they are also surprised that caltrans has not come out to block the spaces because they
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know the high tide is coming through. this is the sign that typically turns on when there could be potential flooding. it's not on right now as some people wait for their bus to coupe through. this is a park in ride lot. even a higher tide of 6.4 feet is expected to come through here. that's expected to come through here at 11:58 this morning. we're live in mill valley, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right. 7:37. boy, there was a remarkable rare, very unusual site in the bay area skies this morning. a lunar eclipse. it started about 2:30 this morning. now, the angle of the earth -- look at that, passing between the sun and the moon caused this reddish glow. they call a blood moon. 7:37. the giants heading to the national league championship series for the third time in
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five years. >> on the ground at 2nd. [ cheers ] >> all right. got ramos to ground out and eliminate the winningest team from the playoffs. it was a tight game. one of the highlights, look at this amazing catch by hunter pence. wow. hit the wall. the giants scored the run in the 7th when the nationals' pitcher threw a wild pitch with the bases loaded. the giants had nine hits in the game. but the runs were scored by a bases loaded walk, a groundout and that wild pitch. >> it doesn't matter how. as long as you get the runs in. >> we're just resilient. we know we are down a few players. all that means somebody else
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steps up. >> the orange rim ski goggles there. >> yeah, right. >> they celebrated with champagne. now, washington nationals outfielder bryce harper had a terrific series against the giants. some people took exceptiontion to his reaction to hunter strickland when harper hit that home run. kind of doing a staredown. maybe he redeemed himself with this tweet, to the fans and the organizations of the giants, congrats and well-deserved, classy and unbelievable group of people. the giants play the cardinals. the cards beat the dodgers on this big home run on clayton kershaw. this is the cards's fourth straight -- cards' straight nlcs. the pitching matchup on saturday saturday night is excepting to madison bumgarner against adam wayne right and you can see the game right
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here. game 2 is sunday on fox sports 1. the teams come to san francisco for three and four next tuesday and wednesday. keep that in mind for traffic. if necessary, game will be in san francisco. and if necessary, games 6 and 7 will be back in st. louis. we have complete coverage at ktvu.com including video and fan photos. happening today, a team of scientists will be at a meeting about the recent concerns about corrosion on the new bay bridge. now, ktvu news has learned the scientists will focus on the small amounts of water at the base of the signature tower on the eastern span. now, first reports indicate it's rain water. it's a common problem with most big outdoor construction projects. we're told it should not cause excessive corrosion of the new bridge. starting tonight, caltrans will close down some of the lanes on highways near bridges that were damaged by the quake in napa county last august. none of the bridges failed but several need some spot repairs.
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new gravel was going in around the napa river bridge and support of cables on other bridges will need to be replaced. they were stretched when the quake hit. all of that work is due to wrap up by the middle of november. 7:40. police are closely studying surveillance video as they search for the people responsible for a million- dollar heist of electronic equipment. investigators say the same thieves are likely behind the break-ins inned a three different free montstores all early saturday morning. one video shows several men in hoodies crawling perhaps to avoid motion detecters. they made off with video cameras, production equipment an computers at this store and two others. investigators say these thieves seem to know exactly what they wanted and exactly how to steal it. >> the thinking is that they are related based upon the loss being unique, in that it's vices and video production equipment with very high value.
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>> police say trafficking down stolen electronic equipment can be very tough. it can end up pretty much anywhere from craigslist to overseas. a deadly police shooting near at&t park. coming up in the next hour of "mornings on 2," the way the incident is directly tied to last night's giants' game. fighting cancer longer than he has not been in his whole life. >> how an nba team helped make a 5-year-old captor patient's dream a reality. good morning. we're looking at traffic that is going to be a little bit slow on 24 heading up to the tunnel between walnut creek and oakland. we'll give you a look at the east bay commute when we come back. some fog is trying to make a move here. it's kind of held in check. there's more today than we've seen in a while. it will be cool. we'll show you hutch cooler and what's in store for the rest of the week.
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to learn more, visit citi.com/easierbanking joe biden is waking up in san francisco this morning. last night, the vice president attended the fund-raiser for the democratic committee. he appeared at an event in bakersfield president obama is scheduled to visit on friday for another democratic fund- raiser. more people are reading online reviews about doctors. unfarntly, they may not be getting accurate information. researchers surveyed 1600 parents and found that 28% of
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them used online rating websites to choose doctors for their children. but the study's lead author says the online reviews might be skewed. that's because researchers found people are reluctant to give negative feedback on someone they have personally inacted with. 7:45. death with dignity. a heartbreaking and very inspiring journey of what young woman what she's taking to help others facing what she's facing. pam cook is in the studio with brittany maynard's incredible fight in her last month to live. >> just 29 years old and a newlywed diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year. >> my parents spent a couple of months, they just wanted to search for a miracle. >> the doctors did not offer a miracle. she instead learned that her death would most likely be slow and painful. that's when she made the decision to move from san francisco to oregon where there is a death with dignity act.
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>> every day, we hear these stories of needless suffering. ultimately, it should be up to -- up to the person who is facing their own death. >> brittany is now facing her own death. she's using the time to try to fight for everyone in every state to have the legal right to physician assisted suicide. oregon became the first state to pass a death with dignity law in 1997. since then, washington, montana, new mexico and vermont now allow it as well. now, in our next hour of "mornings on 2," we hear more from brittany about her decision and the chances for california to pass a similar act. dave? >> all right, pam. there's also a story about a 5- year-old boy cattling cancer. he's a member of the nba. the utah jazz signed jp gibson to a one-day contract. jp was diagnosed with leukemia. he was just 2 and a half at the time. well, on monday, he was able to -- look at this -- go out on
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the court with his favorite team, actually play in the scrimmage. yeah, he dunked. the day was made possible by the anything can be project. breaking news in san francisco. rescue crews have discovered a body off pier 52. this is a live picture of the waterfront. rescue crews had received a report of a boat crash. when they arrived, they found the body in the middle of a large debris field. tara moriarty arrived on the scene just minutes ago and she'll have a live report coming up at the top of the hour. 7:48. sal's watching that, but you are watching a lot of busy traffic things this morning. >> we sure are, dave and tori, westbound 80 between the carquinez bridge and the macarthur maze. slow traffic now. the drive time keeps going up on the stretch. westbound 80.
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we had a car fire for the traffic coming in on 580 near regatta. there was a car fire coming eastbound. someone just tweeted me about that said she drove by and could feel the heat from the car on fire. the fire department is on the scene. all of this slow traffic is adding up to a big delay coming this way. also at the been toll plaza, you will see traffic backed up to the macarthur maze. that's about a 25 to 30-minute drive time coming into san francisco with no major problems on the actual bridge. we've been looking at highway 4. it's still slow out of bay point and in concord, southbound of 80, it's backed up before 242 heading to walnut creek. let's go to steve. all right. thank you, sal. sunshine over the big city. if you are just waking up, you missed a pretty good show. full moon, had the ekliss, the blood moon and fog is on the move. a little bit of fog on the move. we also have a typhoon, a supertyphoon, same think as a hurricane, just different
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designator, different parts of the globe. wind is 155 to 180 miles an hour. i mean, already very impressive eye moving north of the philippines. looks like it's moving towards typhoon. central pressure is 900 millibars or 26.58 inches of mercury. wow. that's a big, big boy. what will be interesting is after all of this starts to move north and recurve, that's a lot of energy that has to come across the pacific, so something to watch over the next ten days. the fog is kind of making a little bit of a push here. more so than we've seen in a while. it just -- if we had a front coming by, that would little ramp it up. as it is, it's creeping in. inland temperatures have been coming down. only a couple of degrees for a few. the trend is to continue this. the high is weakening. the remains of simon are really producing a lot of rain in the four corners and they will continue to do so.
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it looks like more heavy rain for phoenix. 40s, 50s temperatures. a little bit cooler. 51 menlo park. 53 foster city and also san mateo. mid-50s los altos hills and into belmont. any breeze? not really. still an offshore for hayward. sfo is trying. it has 6. low 60s on the water temps, they are holding steady. they are still warm for this time of year. 33 in tahoe. 51 ukiah. 56, 54 sacramento and monterey. really cool 20s and 30s up north and the system continues to plow through, one in the great lakes, one in the northeast. one coming out of canada and the desert southwest, those. we have a lot of rain south of us. that's down towards phoenix and heading toward albuquerque. we have a big fog bank. some of that fog has been really thick. so 60s, 70s, 8 o 90s.
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clearlake 92. kent field, 79. sausalito, 72. 86 walnut creek. alamo, la fayette, 90 brentwood holding on to a few 90s. alameda, 73. a lot of 80s around los gatos, milpitas, downtown san jose, 82. same for palo alto, san bruno, 73 and dc and pacifica, 65. a cooler pattern for friday. a quick warmup on the weekend. it looks cooler. maybe some rain next wednesday. >> thank you, steve. eight minutes before 8:00. the dea just got slapped with a lawsuit for a fake facebook page. ahead, the information they reportedly took from a real person, how she found out, and what's being done now that she knows. hundreds of marijuana plants inside a rental house. why the homeowner couldn't do much about it even though they thought something illegal was happening.
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on 2." time now 7:54. happening today, san francisco cabdrivers, they will be joining an international day of protest against uber. this is the latest demonstration by cabdrivers against the ride sharing service. the protest will start at noontime outside of uber headquarters on market street. cabdrivers want to draw attention to what they call uber's deceptive business practices and alleged disregard for the regulations cab companies have to follow. similar demonstrations in paris, manila and washington, d.c. back here at home, it will be legal for people living in san francisco to turn their homes into short-term hotels beginning in february. but there are some tough, new regulations. san francisco supervisors approved what they call the air bnb law. it lets people rent out their homes for less than 30 days at a home. but the hosts have to register and pay city hotel taxes and
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carry $500,000 in liability insurance. some property owners say the extra income it's changed their lives. but opponents say it's adding to san francisco's housing problems because some of the owners are evicting long-term tenants in order to make more money on vacation rentals. >> our fear is that we'll lose thousands of units to this use. these are units we need for san franciscans who live and work here. >> it's allowed me after five years of putting off dental work have to it done and have it done well. >> critics say it may not be impossible to enforce some of the new rules. a landlord in vallejo allowed ktvu inside a house where the tenant is accused of growing marijuana and leaving a huge mess. the walls are covered in mold and there are also hundreds of marijuana plants in different stages of growth. a couple of months ago, pg&e removed the electric meter for
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excessive use of power for suspected illegal activity. but the landlord says he could not enter the home because of the tenant rights. he only recently entered the house after the tenant failed too pay rent for two months. >> mold on all of the walls, up on the ceiling, totally a wreck. it's totally trashed. >> the solano county hazmat team and fire crews were called to examine the home. the land loempd must hire a cleanup crew -- the land loempd must hire a cleanup -- the landlord must hire a cleanup crew. police say the tenant may not face criminal charges because it's not always illegal to grow marijuana. the investigation goes on into a deadly police shooting last night near at&t park coming up in minutes, how it is directly tied to last night's big giants' game. >> reporter: we're lav in san francisco, where -- we're live in san francisco, where firefighters just pulled a man's body out of the
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embarcadero. we'll tell you what we learned about the victim and about a possible boat crash. good morning. we still have a lot of slow traffic in the east bay, especially on highway 4, it's still slow coming up to the concord area. we'll tell you more about this coming up. sunny for most. a little bit more fog. there are signs of a slight schooldown for some inland. i mean, can't get much warmer in this pattern. the fog is back. we'll take a look to see if it will cool down later in the week.
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welcome back. we're following breaking news here in san francisco. these are live pictures. we're near the bay bridge. we're at fire station 35 where the fire department has taken a body found after the report of a boat crash just south of at&t park. now, ktvu's tara moriarty just arrived there at that fire station. tara will have a live report on what happened out there just about two minutes from now. stay tuned. good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." wednesday, october 8th. i'm dave clark. i'm tori campbell. quick look at weather and traffic. steve, another cooldown today. >> very little. but i mean, it's -- it's happening slowly for inland areas. more 80s than 90s. it's been a gradual process. the fog is there.
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but without a front or low to come in and lift it. cool down some of the higher elevations. it's confined to the coast. 40s, 50s to 60 at sfo. the delta breeze is the key. kind of watch. it is on the cuss p. if it goes below that, if it gets up to 20, 25, that's a sure sign. not holding steady. a lot of gray. it's mainly confined to the coast and a little bit over the bay. low clouds, more of a low cloud deck than fog. that's one positive sign if you are looking for cooler inland temperatures. more 80s to near 90. coast and bay. 60s 70s. here's sal. we have a lot of slow traffic out there to be sure. we're gonna start off and take a look at these live pictures that show all of the slow traffic getting into the south bay. caltrain ride by. they are a good option. 280, 101 and 85 have re slow into the valley. we haven't had a lot of accidents. another slow commute, 580 through livermore as you drive up to the valley there. southbound 680, we've had a
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couple problems heading south out of pleasanton. southbound 680 out of castlewood. we also had a car fire tweeted by a viewer and traffic tote going to the richmond bridge is very slow. at the bay bridge toll plaza, we have a 30, 35-minute drive into san francisco. the time 8:02. back to the desk. thank you, sal. we continue with the breaking news we've been reporting as sal mentioned, rescue crews have found a body in an apparent boat crash off pier 52. the body has been taken to another pier along the waterfront. tara moriarty arrived a short time ago. what have you learned? >> reporter: we know that fire crews pulled the body out of the water about two hours ago. you can see that this location is actually very close to the bay bridge here. the body was found at pier 52 south of the ballpark at 6:15
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this morning and sources within the fire department tell us that someone called reporting a boat circling in the bay and then when crews arrived, they discovered pieces of smashed boat, a blanket and a floatation cushion and the body. sources say it appears that the victim was most likely down and unconscious before the boat crashed into the pier. we know that the man is in his 50s. he's from san francisco. and the coroner should be here any minute. and then, of course, we'll be waiting for them to notify family to try to figure out the identity on this victim. we're live in san francisco, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. san francisco police are busy investigating last night's deadly police shooting connected to the giants' game. it happened about 9:00 p.m. at jack london alley and bryant street outside of at&t park. now, the police were on the lookout for people breaking into the parked cars of giants' fans. the police tracked a car that appeared to be casing the area.
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they say several suspects went back to the car after they broke into a mercedes suv. well, as police officers approached those suspects, they saw the driver had a gun. police say the driver wouldn't put down the gun and a police officer said he was forced to shoot in self-defense. >> the officer fearing for his safety fired upon the driver, striking the driver and another -- we don't know how -- if it was a round from the driver or another round struck the passenger. >> that driver died at the hospital. the wounded passenger is expected to survive. now, a third suspect in the car was captured after trying to run away during the shooting. the police officer who opened fire, he's been placed on a ten- day administrative leave, who i standard policy. we first reported this breaking news one hour ago, firefighters have confirmed a
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95-year-old man has died inside an apartment building in the sunset district. fire crews were called to the apartment building on taraville street near 22nd avenue about two hours argue after a carbon monoxide alarm went -- two hours ago after a carbon monoxide alarm went off. it's not clear if his death was caused by carbon monoxide, which is a colorless, odorless gas that can be deadly. we'll have more from alex savidge at the scene at 8:30. police in palo alto investigating the second case of indecent exposure against a young girl. it happened about 6:30 yesterday evening at byron street and seal avenue. police say a 10-year-old girl was walking her dog when a man stopped his car beside her and exposed himself to her. that man described as a white man in his late 20s or early 30s with brown hair. he was driving an older model white volvo four-door sedan. now, about 24 hours before that, a man exposed himself to
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a 14-year-old girl a couple of blocks away at the intersection of embarcadero road and bryant street. now, in that case, the man had a similar description but he was driving a navy blue full- sized pickup truck. a police sketch of that man is expected later today. 8:05. thieves robbed a hayward food bank leaving volunteers there scrambling to serve the needy. sometime between sunday night and monday morning, someone stole this van. the south hayward pay rish uses it pick up food from area -- parish uses it to pick up food from the area and stock food pantries. without the van, operations at the food pantry are at a near standstill. >> gonna get true this week, maybe next week with volunteers. after that, i'm not sure what we're gonna do. >> the pantry serves 100 families a day, four days a week. a haunted house attraction in. sacramento based on a
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serial -- a haunted house attraction in sacramento based on a serial killer is upsetting the families of those victims. >> the ultimate halloween event. >> now, the haunted house website that was used to advertise this attraction, it was based on the serial killer named richard trenton chase. he was convicted of six violent murders within a month. he was known as the vampire of sacramento. two of his victims were david wallins's then pregnant wife and unborn child. >> it was horrifying that everyone else somehow is making some kind of situation on money, whatever you want to call it off of other people's grief. >> now, wallin says after 36 years, the murder still haunts hill. he says it does not need to haunt anyone else. he says the witness no longer makes a reference to chase.
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it now says, the house is based on fictional karkary terse. a bay area professor woke up to good news this morning. the stanford educator is in brazil right now. but we spoke to him earlier this morning on skype. ktvu's janine de la vega joining us live now from palo alto with more. good morning, zwra nene. >> reporter: goorl, dave. we're at stanford university where william moerner teach chemistry. his colleagues are all excited for him. he's in brazil at a conference, so is his wife who received a phone call at 3:00 a.m. at their home in los altos telling her that her husband had won. the royal swedish academy of sciences awarded moerner the nobel prize in chemistry for his work in developing new methods to allow microscopes to see fine details into what's
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called the nano dimension. for a long time, the microscopes were small into how they were able to examine things. but he and two other justs from the u.s. and germany were able to surpass the limit. scientists can can can see how molecules act within cells, they can attract protein in alzheimer's, parkinson and track cell divisions inside embryos. he wanted to get a message to young people who may be watching. >> the study of science is out
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to dinner. more than a million dollars worth of electronics from bay area businesses. it's all caught on camera. coming up in 20 minutes, you will see the footage and the reason believe this could be a job by professionals. where is north korea's leader? that is the big question around the world? after the break, the signs suggests he may have been overthrown or even killed.
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we're looking at a lot of slow traffic. trying to get into the silicon valley, it's jam packed and i will tell you about an interesting tweet i just got. i think this gentleman is right.
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the fbi is asking for the public's help to identify an isis militant featured in a propaganda video who may be american. the fbi is using facial
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recognition technology and voice analysis to try to identify that man. in the video, he first speaks in arabic and then in english. rumors continue to swirl around the health and future of kim jung un. there's now speculation from south korea that he might be sick or was toppled from power. he's not been seen in public in more than a month. his absence at a major event two weeks ago is fueling even more speculation. he may have been overthrown in a coup. newspapers in south korea have also reported that the 31-year- old suffers from gout and had broken both ankles because he gained so mauch weight. a security change at the nation's airports and border crossings because of ebola. the department of homeland
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security just announced agents at airports and other ports of entry, they've been ordered to monitor everyone coming into the u.s. for possible signs of ebola virus. travelers are gonna be given fact sheets on how to look for symptoms themselves. but the officials haven't said when the measures will begin. the centers for disease control says ebola infections could reach more than a million within fowrn month -- four months. the debate over when the chinese economy will be bigger than the u.s. economy is over. that's because it's already happened. the international monetary fund estimates the chinese economy topped $17.6 trillion this year and that's 200 billion more than the estimate for the u.s. most economists had said china would pass the u.s. by 2019. there is a new report that the government can use your identity to catch criminals if you have been arrested for a drug crime. according to buzz feed, a
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federal agent posted these pictures on facebook using the identity of prince. prince was arrested and was placed on probation. the fake page was created using her real name and pictures taken from her cell phone. she said she found out because a friend called her and asked her the picture. federal agents she said were using it to reach out to known drug offenders. the agency responsible is not commenting on the allegations. 8:16. sal is back. problems in the south bay. >> it's slow all over the place, not just the south bay. the bay bridge is improving a little bit. look at 880 on the left. that approach is good. you are sitting at hole and say this is my chance. san mateo bridge is heavy heading out to the peninsula
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where 101 isn't that bad. in fact, we can go to the maps and i can show you that highway 101 at 92, we had a minor accident. but i want to drag it down to 237. i got a couple of calls and tweets saying that 237 is the worse it's been in a super long time, it's backed up to 680 to sunnyvale. we had an earlier crash partially to blame. a lot of slow traffic earlier in the valley. let's go to steve. >> i saw the tweet from sheila. >> that's right. >> fog is back. tori and i are about third or fourth in line to that wind -- >> oh, yeah. >> and the breeze has not kicked up. the fog is there. low cloud deck each day is coming up a little bit in height. so it's making a little bit of an impact. parts of vallejo had fog. i don't think they've had fog in a week. there are signs. western pacific, it's a monster
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this typhoon. wind is 180 miles an hour. the barometric pressure is 900 millibars. 26.58. i keep forgetting the name. it's -- i could look it up. remember, tim? you remember? i can't. i'm not gonna say it. it looks like it's going to recurve up towards japan. right now, it looks like it's making a b-line towards taiwan. this is a big system. what we'll have to watch over the next day or two as it moves north is what happens with all of the energy when it starts to go across the pacific. that could a bear watching for seven, ten days out. we have a fog bank. it's mainly confined to the coast, parts of the bay. if you are just waking up, we had a full eclipse. today we'll be cooler. if you missed it, there's two more opportunities next year. the weekend will be warmer but it's a quick warmup because it looks like then we'll start a cooldown and there is a possibility of rain next
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wednesday. i know. i know. we've been teased and false alarms way too many times. the low clouds are there. if we could have any kind of a disturbance come by, it would go roaring in. the remains of simon falling apart but taking due aim at phoenix and also the four corners with what looks to be more rounds of heavy rain. 40s, 50s on the temps to 60 at sfo. san jose state is 60. higher elevations are still warm, above los gatos. in santa cruz mountains, they were 72. that's too much warm air aloft. that's why it's a slow process to cool down without that west wind and you still get a little component of an east wind for some. hayward and oakland airport have had offshore. water temperatures are warm. 30s up in tahoe. 50s for almost everybody, reno, ukiah, ridding, eureka and sacramento down to a foggy monterey. thank you for the picture from
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monterey. 40s for some. but we had 20s this morning and 30s up in north dakota and minnesota. one system barrels through the breauks, heads -- great lakes heads up to the northeast. look what's happening near phoenix. here we go again. it looks likes a lot of this will stay south. it's close. it will get very heavy rain the we have a lot of fog. it will be slightly cooler each day inland. coast and bay have cooled off. thick fog for some. couldn't see a full moon or eclipse. 60s, 70s, 80s. petaluma, 84. kentfield, 79. walnut creek, 86 to 89 in antioch and 76 hayward. san leandro and oakland, berkeley at 75. 82 san jose. 83 is in there for santa clara, saratoga, gilroy still holding on to a low 90. 60s on the coast. san mateo at 79. 80 in menlo park.
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mountain view, 79. cooler thursday into friday. a little turnaround of an offshore breeze and cooler next week. we have breaking news we just want to mention very quickly. we have just gotten word that -- from the hospital in dallas that the first ebola patient who was diagnosed in the u.s. has died. so that's the story we've been following very closely. as we get more information, we'll bring it to you. meanwhile, just months ago, a bay area woman who said she just had a short time to live and made a rather controversy decision. >> i was diagnosed with cancer and told i was terminally ill. >> in 24 minutes, how she plans to end her own life and live out her final days. fall out over a football scandal. after the break, the reason the entire season was canceled at a new jersey high school.
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to learn more, visit citi.com/easierbanking adrian peterson has just arrived in a texas courtroom. this is new video. he's in court for the first time since being indicted last month on a felony child abuse charge. peterson has said he never intended to harm his 4-year-old son by spanking him with a tree branch earlier this year near houston. if convicted, he faces up to two years in prison and a $10,000 fine. last month, the vikings placed peterson on indefinite paid leave so he could focus on his
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personal life. happening today, the national football league will unveil the first part of its new domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse prevention training program. it will happen in a one-hour presentation to nfl owners. the league will start making the same presentation to nfl teams within the next two weeks. 8:25. parents and students at a new jersey high school, they are furious at a school board that upheld a decision to cancel the rest of the football season because of a bullying scandal. this was at sayerville high school. they won a state championship in three of the last four years but the football season is over because the allegations of haying and harassment. the article quoted freshmen students that they ran out of the locker room because they were scared of what the older players would do to them.
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>> i'm not gonna accept boys will be boys. boys have to grow up to be men. >> school officials say the tough anti-bullying laws were part of their decision. those laws were written after a rutgers university student committed suicide because of cyberbullying. brand-new information about same-sex marriages in idaho and nevada. now, yesterday, the 9th circuit court of appeals in san francisco struck down bans on same-sex marriage in idaho and nevada. gay couples in those states celebrated. some plan to get married today. but just this morning, u.s. supreme court justice anthony kennedy temporarily blocked the ruling of the 9th circuit court. that was after idaho filed and emergency request for an immediate stay. justice kennedy has asked supporters of same-sex marriage in idaho to file a response to this by thursday afternoon.
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8:26. high tide and big problems. the area in the north bay that may be flooded in a couple of hours from now. an elderly man is dead this morning after collapsing during a carbon monoxide scare at his apartment building in san francisco. we'll tell you why firefighters aren't necessarily sure the man's death is related to the elevated levels of carbon monoxide. good morning. right now, traffic is still very slow in the valley getting up to highway 17 and beyond that. we also have a look at the toll plaza where things are improving. two different sides of the commute -- coming up. well, that blanket of fog is right over the ggb. some of it has made it over san pablo bay. there are hints of a cooler pattern coming up. ♪
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developing news in san francisco. an elderly man has died after an apartment was convicted following carbon monoxide alarms going off. these are live pictures. the rescue crews are still out there . the camera is panning up in the sunset district. coming up in two minutes, alex savidge will tell us why there's still some mystery about the death of this man. stay tuned. wednesday morning, october 8th. i'm dave clark. let's talk about weather and traffic. steve, have you seen any fog this morning? >> well, i have and some pictures coming in. bayview terrace in vallejo, thank you for the pictures. the fog hag made is over parts of the san pablo bay and out to the strait, at least it's making some push. it's very shallow but it's there. there's a lot on the coast. some areas are so socked in,
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they couldn't see the lunar eclipse. it's a little cool for some. others, not too bad. the delta breeze, under 10. won't do it. still an offshore for oakland. still an offshore component to napa. it's not that strong. the low clouds, i will tell you, if we had a front, the fog would go flying. each day is a tiny bit cooler. it's cooled down a lot coast and bay. 80s more so than 90s. 60s, 70s by the water. steve, it's very slow in the south bay. i'm getting funny messages about people throwing their hands up and saying what is up with wednesdays. they are terrible. i used to a different word. northbound 101 is also superslow. we haven't had any major crashes. we've had a couple of minor ones. 237, i've drawn the line there, it's one of the slowest commutes on this particular freeway that we've seen in months. as we pull up, 85 is slow. but again, it's not because of
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any major crashes. everyone is on the rad at the same time. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza, that's improving. there's some improvement here. if you are approaching from 880 that would be the way to go using your fastrack transponder. back to the desk. we first told you 90 minutes ago an elderly man has died forced out of his apartment because of high carbon monoxide levels. alex savidge is at 23rd avenue and taraville. you have more about the mystery surrounding this man's death. >> reporter: dave, good morning to you. this was a 95-year-old man who had a heart attack according to firefighters, although paramedics are not necessarily sure that the carbon monoxide had anything to do with his death. firefighters at this point, still can't say exactly why there were elevated levels of carbon monoxide inside this apartment building earlier this morning. thus far they've found no leaks in the building they've searched all other the place.
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it was around 5:00 this morning. firefighters came in and they evacuated everyone who lives here and in the process of that evacuation and elderly man was leaving his apartment and that's when firefighters say he suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed inside the building. pair ed micks came in. they -- paramedics came in. they were unable to revive him. at this point, crews cannot figure out what caused that billup of carbon monoxide throughout the building. >> pg&e has been through the building, checked every pilot light, every furnace, water heaters and everything is fine. we have no reason for these elevated levels of carbon monoxide. >> reporter: everybody was evacuated. and then the carbon monoxide levels dissipated and people have been allowed to go back in.
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the courtry another -- the coroner will alive and they will figure out if the carbon monoxide had anything to do with the man's death. alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. another developing story we're following for you. the discovery of a body off pier 52 at the san francisco waterfront. now, about 6:15 this morning, fire crews got a call. there was a boat out there just circling aimlessly on the bay. when firefighters got there, they found the wreckage of that boat and a body out in the water. investigators think the man was already unconscious when his boat crashed into a pier. that man described as a san francisco man in his 50s. the investigation goes on. police in fremont closely studying surveillance video. they are searching for the people responsible for a million-dollar heist of electronic equipment. investigators say the same thieves are probably behind the break-ins at three different fremont stores early saturday
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morning. one video shows several men, they they they had hoodies on, look at them, probably trying to avoid megs detecters -- motion detecters. investigators say these thieves seem to know exactly what they wanted and exactly how to steal it. >> the thinking is that they are related based upon the loss being unique, in that it's video cameras and video production equipment with very high value. >> and police say tracking down that stolen electronic equipment, it will be pretty hard. it can end up anywhere from the internet to overseas. 8:35. the giants heading to the national league championship series for the third time in five years. >> on the ground at 2nd. [ cheers ] >> and the crowd goes wild.
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ramos grounded out to give the giants the 3-2 win and eliminate the winningest team. it was a tight game. one of the highlights an amazing kch by hunter pence -- catch by hunter spence right there. the giants scored the eventual winning run in the 7th when the nationals' pitcher threw a wild pitch with the bases loaded. the giants had nine hits in the game but the runs were scored by a bases loaded walk, a ground ball out and that wild pitch. >> it doesn't matter how, as long as you get the runs in. no groundouts. >> we're just resilient. we don't ever give up. we now we're down a few players to our lineup. all that means is that others get to step up. >> the giants are celebrating with champagne in the clubhouse. it never gets old. the washington nationals outfielders bryce hawpeer had a
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terrific series. some people took excepttion to his reaction after this hit. he tweeted out to the fans and organization of the sf giants, congrats and well-deserved, classy and an unbelievable group of people. >> it's -- the cardinals beat the dodgers on this big home one off clayton kershaw. this is the cardinals' fourth straight nlcs. it kicks off 5:00 saturday night in st. louis. the pitching matchup is anticipated to be madison bumgarner against adam wainwright. game 2 is sunday on fox sports one. game 1 is this saturday in valley. if necessary, game five will be
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in san francisco next thursday and if needed games 6 and 7 will be back in st. louis next weekend. we have complete giants playoff coverage for you at ktvu.com including video and some great fan photos. breaking news coming in right now from dallas, texas. the first person diagnosed with ebola in the united states has died. a spokesman for presbyterian hospital in dallas says this man, thomas duncan, died early this morning. now, duncan arrived in dallas on september 20th from liberia. he became sick a couple of days later. he went to the hospital but was released a few hours later. he went back to the emergency room again september 28th. and he's been kept in isolation ever since. his health steady got worse. he was put on a ventilator late last week. health officials are now closely watching ten people who came in direct contact with duncan to make sure they are not infected with ebola. we'll follow this story and bring you more details as the
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day goes on. 8:38. well, here at home, another high tide is expected early this afternoon and that could mean more flooding for a parking lot in mill valley. take a look at this video from the park and ride and highway 101 and shore line highway. this is when it was gladded last november. well, yesterday, it happened again. some people were caught by surprise as their cars were damaged. ktvu's brian flores is there at the parking lot now and, brian, that may happen again in a couple of hours. >> reporter: that's right, dave. good morning. that's because of the high tide. that's expected to hit sometime before noon today. we're live here at the park and ride. a lot of drivers, as you can see, commuters, taking their chances. there are signs out here that say subject to flooding but the high tide tide expected to hit at noon. the high tide and flooding is what happened yesterday and many commuters were simply caught offguard.
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now, this is video of several drivers taking their chances today, if you will, about the high tide that's expected to roll through here today. high tide 6.4 feet, exerktsed to hit around 11:58 this morning. that could potentially damage several cars in the park and ride lot in mill valley. what happened yesterday, there was a high tide of 6.2 feet and several cars were damaged in this lot as water reached the floorboards. the paper also reported that one car stalled and had to be towed because there was a lot of water damage. there are permanent warning signs saying this lot is subject to flooding but there's also an electronic sign as you pull in here, it gives more up to date information. people tell the paper it wasn't on yesterday. it's not on today as well. some drivers we spoke with know how bad the parking lot can get when it floods. one man says he had his suv damaged because of that severe flooding. >> the storm came in in the
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afternoon during the very high tide. the water level was way over my door level in my suv. >> wow. so i lost it. i think 30 something cars also lost it, also were destroyed in the flood. >> this is a routine. it happened when the high tides come and you know to expect it. >> reporter: now, commuters say they are surprised because usually this lot typically floods as we saw the video from what dave mentioned during the winter months, much later on in the year, especially when it rains, but they are also surprised that caltrans has not come out to block some of the parking spaces. as we take it back out here live, a lot of commuters taking their chances. that high tide expected to be 6.4 feet. expected to hit around 11:58. one commuter says if you are headed to this parking lot try to find higher ground. we're live in mill valley, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you.
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19 minutes before 9:00. cracking down on air bnb rentals. the new rules san francisco just approved and the reason some say they don't go far enough. a press briefing about the dog fire just wrapped up. we're learning new details about a deadly airplane crash that claimed the life of a pilot and we will tell you why similar planes are grounded. we're still looking at a lot of slow traffic all over the place, especially in the south bay but also in the east bay and also in marin we have a lot of slow traffic approaching the bay bridge. fog may be an issue. we'll tell you more about that. a lot more fog than we've seen. not all of it or some of it has made it inland. it's finally made it up to vallejo which is not something they've had in a week.
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>> that calfire briefing just wrapped you in the last 15 minutes. firefighters are offering new details on the fire and the crash that killed the pilot of an air fire tanker. we have new video. you can see there's still flames visible. fire officials say that fire broke out yesterday. now, among the equipment called to put that fire out was tanker 81 and its pilot. in the last 45 minutes, calfire says they lost contact with that tanker and pilot shortly before 4:30 yesterday afternoon. crews again searching for the plane and found the pilot and wreckage. they are not offering a lot of details only saying he was a veteran. and that he had a family and that family members are still learning about that crash. >> the pilot was locate shortly after nightfall. recovery efforts from this remote location where he was
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found is continuing this morning. out of respect for his family, we are withholding the release of his name until all of the immediate family members can be identified. >> now, calfire has ordered a standdown for all similar aircrafts until te can figure out exactly what happened yesterday an why that plane went down. they say the conditions at the time were clear and warm but they say there was heavy smoke in the area at the time of the crash. crews are hoping to contain the fire as early as tonight. calfire confirmed that the ntsb will be taking over the investigation about that crash. we are hearing that the ntsb could hold a press briefing as early as today to offer more details about that crash. christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. the fight for her life and death. ktvu's pam cook is in the studio with the story of a young woman from san francisco in her last month to live. good morning. >> good morning.
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brittany maynard's story is heartbroking and heartwarming. she's a 29 and a newlywed diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year. >> my parents spent a couple of month, they just wanted to search for a miracle. >> but a miracle has not come. instead, she learned her death would most likely be slow and painful. that's when she made the decision to move from san francisco to oregon where there is a death with dignity act. she now has a lethal medication prescribed by a doctor to make the decision when it's right for her. brittany has chosen the day after her husband's birthday, november 1st. >> i will die upstairs in my bedroom that i share with my husband. with my mother and my husband by my side and pass peacefully. >> she's also using her final days to help others to support physician assisted suicide across the country. oregon was the first state to pass a death with dignity law
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in 1997. since then, washington, montana, new mexico and vermont have joined but lawmakers and activists here in california have tried and failed at least four times to pass a similar law. now, brittany has launched an online video campaign with the nonprofit group compassion and choices. the group's recent polls show 64% of californians support a death with dignity law. tori and dave? >> all right. thank you. 8:49. it's been a busy day in our commute. what just happened in palo alto? >> well, it's a crash, dave, tori, northbound 101 at embarcadero. i can focus in on the maps here. northbound 101 as you approach embarcadero there is a lot of slow traffic. traffic is worse because of the crash blocking one lane. you might want to think about using 280 as an alternate. one is way back. it's slow from southern san jose into the area. let's go to live pictures quickly. i want to show you that northbound 880 is slow
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approaching downtown oakland from the coliseum area and the airport. if you are driving to the bay bridge toll plaza, that's improving. it's about a 15-minute drive across into the city which isn't that bad. let's go to steve. all right, sal. thank you. standing on a blanket of fog. it's been out there for a couple of days. it can't go anywhere. yet today it did. it kind of made it over san pablo bay. a couple of nice reports from vallejo. thank you for the information. i mean, we haven't had any inland. coast started cooling off sunday. but inland temperatures stayed warm to hot. each day they are coming down about 2, 4 degrees. we had the ekliss, the full moon, unless you -- eclipse the full moon unless you had the fog and couldn't see it. the weekend will be warmer. maybe by this time next week, maybe by this time, i will be talking about rain. let's hope so. we need it. the fog is there. it looks like each day is lifting a little bit. almost a low cloud deck. there's plenty to go around hardly any push inland.
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there's a lot down towards monterey as well. the higher tropical clouds are almost out of california. they are taking aim at the four corners. had a lot of 40s. 50s, the higher elevations there's a few 70s which is really warm. they are coming down about a degree or two each day. if we could get a push, we could cool things down. more 80s than 90s. more rain from the remains of simon moving in towards phoenix, albuquerque, that will give them a lot of clouds and rain. the fog bank is rarin' to go. low clouds, fog, sunny. it will be warm but cooler inland. i mean, the nights are getting longer. the locals are cooler. a couple of 90s holding on. you need a cold front for lake county and other areas to cool down. a lot of 80s in areas that were warmer than this two, three days ago. 70s around the bay. a lot of 80s here. santa cruz at 79. 60s on the coast. 70s, 80s peninsula. upper 70s. mainly low 80s. fog, sun, warm.
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it will be cooler thursday, friday. a quick warmup and then we start a cooling trend an maybe some rain my -- and maybe some rain by the middle of next week. nine minutes before 9:00. swapping a house for a phone. >> yeah, we're not excepting the iphone 5 offer. >> yeah, this guy wants an iphone 6. we'll tell you where this is happening and yes, there is a catch. bulldog: [yawning] i can't wait to get to mattress discounters because the tempur-pedic bonus event ends monday choose $300 in free gifts, and, get up to 48 months interest-free financing with any tempur-pedic mattress. ♪ mattress discounters
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welcome back to "mornings on 2." 8:54. it will be legal for people living in san francisco to turn their homes into short-term hotels beginning in february, but there's some tough, new rules. san francisco supervisors approved what they call the air bnb law. it lets people rent out their homes for less than 30 days at a time. but the hosts have to register, they have to pay city hotel taxes, and they have to have $500,000 in liability insurance. some property owners say the extra income has changed their lives. but critics say it's making san francisco's housing problems worse. some owners are kicking out their long-term tenants just so they can make more money on vacation rentals. trading a house for an iphone 6. that's what one detroit homeowner wants in exchangege for his -- exchange for his dilapidated home. the home listed for $5,000.
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the owner said he he was duped when he bought the home for $41,000. the catch, the buyer will have to pay back taxes of $6,000 and counting. joe biden is waking up in san francisco. last night, the vice president attended the fund-raiser for the democratic national committee at the fairmont hotel. earlier in the day, he appeared at an event in bakers field pushing for an increase in the federal minimum wage. this morning, the vice president will travel to portland, oregon. biden's visit comes two days before president obama is scheduled to arrive in san francisco on friday and that will be for another democratic fund-raiser. 8:56. let's go right back to sal. you have a handful of traffic problems. >> northbound 101 -- actual iwe're gonna start with the toll plaza. it's not all that bad here. it's backed for a 15-minute drive into san francisco.
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but as we get farther south, 880 sesloing down out of san leandro getting up toian town oakland. >> the worst traffic in the bay area is in the south bay. northbound 101 is a mess because of the crash near embarcadero, palo alto. the rest of the south bay is very slow all over the place. let's go to steve. all right. thank you. some areas clear, but it will be cleaner even though upper 80s, a few low 90s. there's ale had bit forefog than we've seen. we'll continue it into -- there's a little bit more fog than we've seen. we'll continue to see it. but maybe by this time next week rain. we've had too many false alarms but there are signs. >> does it look like a little bit? >> it looks okay. >> okay. >> it looks much cooler. >> it's been so hot lately. >> i know. >> that's our report for this morning. we thank you for making ktvu your choice for news. >> be sure to watch the news at noon for more on the body found
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